For university or college students of film, film production, or cinematography at the undergraduate or graduate levels in a degree or diploma program. Nominations must be made by the school department or program official.
Prizes Awarded in this Worldwide Program (awarded in US or local dollar equivalent)
Excellence in the Craft of Filmmaking Category:
- Gold: $1,500 Scholarship Tuition Award and $5,000 KODAK Motion Picture Product Grant
- Silver: $1,000 Scholarship Tuition Award and $4,000 KODAK Motion Picture Product Grant
- Bronze: $500 Scholarship Tuition Award and $3,000 KODAK Motion Picture Product Grant
- Honorable Mentions: Two $2,000 KODAK Motion Picture Product Grants
A Blue Ribbon Jury will evaluate all submitted work and make all final selections. The jury will consist of one individual from Kodak and one from the University Film & Video Association (UFVA), plus a representative from the filmmaking industry. Nominees will be evaluated on the basis of academic achievement, creative and technical ability, communications ability, and range of filmmaking experience. Visual Imagery will count 50%, creative and other technical skills 25%, and the other criteria 25%.
Conditions of Entry
- Entries must be completed works that communicate a story or theme in some fashion — no clips or short vignettes.
- Eligible institutions are colleges and universities in the following countries: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Barbados, Belize, Benelux, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, France, Germany, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Italy, Jamaica, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands Antilles, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Puerto Rico, Romania, Russian Federation, Singapore, Spain, Surinam, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay and Venezuela.
- No more than two nominees per institution.
- College student nominees must be fulltime undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in the 2010 - 2011 academic year and planning to enroll for the 2011 - 2012 academic year in a film school’s degree or diploma program.
- All judges’ decisions are final.
- The names of the winners may be published on the website at www.kodak.com/go/motion. Winners agree to allow the free use of their names, photographs and general location for publicity and news purposes in connection with the Scholarship Program.
- The winner’s film entry will be screened at the annual UFVA Conference.
DEADLINE & AWARD DATES
Nomination Deadline: Entries must be postmarked by June 13, 2011.
Award Announcement: August 2011
Scholarship Tuition Award Available: September 2011
RETURN APPLICATION FORM & MATERIALS TO:
KODAK Scholarship Program
343 State Street
Rochester, NY 14650-0315
For more information, please visit www.kodak.com/go/scholarships
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